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Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement

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  1. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Safety precautions: passo 1, immagine 1 di 1
    • Before you begin your repair, perform the following:

    • Turn off your main water supply

    • Unplug your device

  2. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Unfasten the rear panel: passo 2, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Unfasten the rear panel: passo 2, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Unfasten the rear panel: passo 2, immagine 3 di 3
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the rear panel.

    • Loosen the screw securing the water hose enough for the rear panel to freely move.

  3. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the rear panel: passo 3, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the rear panel: passo 3, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the rear panel: passo 3, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull the rear panel off the chassis to remove it.

  4. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the clip: passo 4, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the clip: passo 4, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use needle nose pliers, or your fingers, to remove the plastic clip on the inlet valve assembly.

  5. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Disconnect the front water hose: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Disconnect the front water hose: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Disconnect the front water hose: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • Push the plastic ring above the front water hose to release its clips.

    • As you push the ring, pull the water hose downward to disconnect it.

    • Repeat the disconnection procedure for the other water hose on the inlet valve assembly.

  6. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Unfasten the inlet valve assembly: passo 6, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the inlet valve assembly.

  7. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Reposition the inlet valve assembly: passo 7, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Reposition the inlet valve assembly: passo 7, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Reposition the inlet valve assembly: passo 7, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull the inlet valve assembly off its slot in the chassis and rest it on the floor.

  8. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement: passo 8, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement: passo 8, immagine 2 di 2
    • Place a clean and dry rag under the inlet valve assembly before continuing.

  9. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the clip: passo 9, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the clip: passo 9, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use needle nose pliers, or your hands, to pull the clip off the rear water hose.

  10. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement: passo 10, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement: passo 10, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement: passo 10, immagine 3 di 3
    • Push the yellow plastic ring above the rear water hose to release its clips.

    • As you push the ring, pull the water hose away from the inlet valve assembly to disconnect it.

  11. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Disconnect the assembly wire connector: passo 11, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Disconnect the assembly wire connector: passo 11, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Disconnect the assembly wire connector: passo 11, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use a flathead screwdriver, or a similar tool, to disconnect any wire connectors attached to the inlet valve assembly.

  12. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Remove the inlet valve assembly: passo 12, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the inlet valve assembly from the chassis.

  13. Whirlpool Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve Replacement, Meter the inlet valve assembly: passo 13, immagine 1 di 1
    • If you own a multimeter, you can test your inlet valve assembly's resistance.

    • A range between 500–1.5 kΩ is acceptable.

Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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